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Echo Sonographer - Short Term Contract - PREMIUM PAY

We Are Hiring

Title: Echo Sonographer- Premium Pay Contract

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  Saint Thomas Midtown outpatient Diagnostic Testing

Department:  Diagnostic Radiology  HOPD - Outpaient Diagnostic Cardiology

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours, Weekly 8:00 AM-4:30PM Monday - Friday, no weekends - no call.

Contract Length: 14 weeks with option to renew 

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

We are hiring

Experience what it is like to be a travel Echo Tech with Saint Thomas Hospital, part of Ascension. Earn premium pay while working short-term assignments in Nashville, Tennessee!

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with accepted protocols.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and adjusts all imaging equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
  • Implement safety standards and perform appropriate quality control procedures.
  • Perform routine and complex studies and assists in a variety of imaging procedures.
  • Recognize significant structures, artifact, pathology and equipment limitations.
  • Position patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
  • Ensure all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.
  • Ensure prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

Why join Ascension?

Choose your own adventure! Ascension is transforming the world of healthcare by offering contract assignments throughout our national health system, allowing you the opportunity to be a contract Echo Tech without being an “outsider.” Options to renew contracts or convert to a permanent associate are widely available. Enjoy the flexibility, convivence, and adventure of traveling with Ascension.

Love your location

Finding an Echo Tech job you love can be hard. Finding a city you love can be even harder. That’s why we want to invite you to join us in a place you can have both.  

Nashville

Known as “Music City”, Nashville is the place to hear live music, and our community is home to some of America’s most exciting music attractions, like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.  Nashville is Tennessee’s capital city and home to approximately 2 million people in the metropolitan area. The city is a great place to work, live and raise a family. It has an abundance of amazing places to eat and outdoor activities; all with a touch of southern charm.  Nashvillians can be found enjoying the Cumberland river or out swimming in one of the many lakes surrounding the city, attending a Titans or Predators game, or eating the Nashville famous hot chicken.  Nashville prides itself on its education system and is often called the “Athens of the South” because of the amazing universities in the city such as Vanderbilt or Belmont to name a few.  Nashville has more accolades than you can count, but several recent most notable ones include:

  • Nashville was named one of America's Best Cities for Beer and Brewery Tours, and one of the 10 Best Foodie Vacations in America by TripAdvisor. (June 2018)
  • Nashville was included in The World's Best Cities 2018 by Best Cities. (March 2018)
  • The following categories of South's Best 2018 by Southern Living included Nashville: The South’s Best Cities, The South’s Friendliest Cities, The South’s Best Food Cities. (March 2018)
  • The Nashville Predators were named The Best Franchise in Sports by ESPN. (October 2017)
  • The Best Big Cities in the U.S. list by Cond Nast Traveler included Nashville. (October 2017)

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. For current incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart Saver.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Sonography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Sonography Tech specializing in Cardiac credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 356747
Category: Imaging
Facility: TNNAS ST Midtown Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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